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Job Details

Water Well Driller

Posted on Apr 27, 2021 by Summers Drilling

  • Location Stony Plain, AB
  • Earnings $60,000.00 to $95,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 05, 2021
Job Requirements


Summers Drilling




  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • 1st Period Apprentice
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Water Well Drillers Trade Certification


2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Specialization

Rotary drilling

Specific Skills

  • Perform pumping tests to assess well performance
  • Perform routine maintenance work on water well drilling rigs and equipment
  • Install well screens, casings and other well fixtures
  • Drill, bore and dig for water wells
  • Review client requirements and proposed locations for water wells

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Drug test

Work Site Environment


Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Jun 05, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Water Well Driller is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Water Well Drillers

Interest in controlling water well drilling rigs and other equipment to drill, bore and dig for residential, commercial and industrial water wells or environmental assessment; and to install well screens, casings and other well fixtures


Interest in comparing information to perform routine maintenance work on water well drilling rigs and equipment; and in cleaning and disinfecting wells in preparation for use


Interest in speaking to review client needs and proposed locations for water wells

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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